January  8, 2016





  
St. Margaret Mary
 School Newsletter


Early Dismissal
1:15 pm 
Wednesday, January 13

Please make appropriate arrangements for your student.
Mustang Spirit Wear Day
Wednesday, January 13

Registration 
Current School Families
  
Online registration for the 2016-17 school year was emailed home earlier today, Friday, January 8. The online registration and payment must be completed by Friday, January 22. The fee is $65 per student. You may pay online or by check. Please contact the school office with any questions. school@stmm.org
After School 
Enrichment Classes

Please click here to access the listing of new and ongoing After School Activities. There is something for everyone!  Check back often for updates and new offerings.
Dad & Mom
Volunteers Needed

The PTO needs volunteers to help with two of our fun upcoming events: 

Muffins with Moms
Feb. 2nd and 4th 

Doughnuts with Dads
March 1st and 3rd

We would love to have Dads help with Muffins with Mom, and we would like Moms to help with Doughnuts with Dad. If you are available to help on any of these dates in the morning before school, please contact Susan McLoughlin
-Cortes
  smcloughlin@twc.com.
Used Uniform Collection

The PTO will be collecting gently used uniforms for resale beginning January 19-22. Bins will be placed outside the school office. We ask that the  clothes be freshly laundered and have no obvious stains, holes, or fading. There will be a Used Uniform Sale very soon. Check the Newsletter for dates to be announced. 
PTO Volunteers Needed

The PTO is looking for general parent volunteers, as well as those interested in leadership for many roles for the 2016-17 school year. Flyers were sent home today in your youngest or only child's Friday Folder. For more details, please click here.
Kroger Community Rewards

Way to go SMM, we received  $5262.83 from Kroger for the 1st Quarter!!! This represents 363 registered households, about half of our school families. It is not too late to register and help support your school, it is so easy to do! If you have questions please contact Julie Henderson at  jhenderson7boys@gmail.com

Thank you, SMM Chicken Eaters! Your efforts brought in $177.31 for the school on Wednesday!

It's time for Lacrosse!
  
Sign ups are underway for grades 3-8.
Combined teams of SMM and Sacred Heart Model School students will be hitting the field soon.
Informational meeting will be held at SHMS on January 23rd at 9:00 a.m.
For more information, please email  dcwhite223@gmail.com
Men's Basketball League

Anyone interested in playing in 30 and over Men's Basketball League please email contact Rick Boeckmann
or 502-291-4530.
In Our Prayers . . .

Justin Goldner , former SMM student. 
With Sympathy . . .

Please join us in our sympathy to:

Daniel Hasselwander (5H) and his  family on the death of his great grandfather.
God's Plan: It's Up to Me!
Sunday, Janaury 17
6:30-8:00 pm

Come hear 16-year-old Zach Gaubert's witness talk on his faith journey. Whether you are a teen or an adult, Zach's story will challenge you to deepen your faith as he reminds you that everything is part of God's plan. Click here for more details.


DivorceCare for Kids is a special group to help children heal from the hurt caused by the separation or divorce of their parents. At our weekly DC4K group, kids make friends with other kids who understand how they feel and the things they are going through because of the divorce of their parents. Additionally, DivorceCare for Kids, provides a safe, fun place where your children will learn to understand their feelings, express their emotions appropriately, feel better about themselves and develop coping skills.
Weekly on Tuesdays
6:30 - 8:00 p.m. 
February 2 - April 26
Donation:  $25 for supplies
Questions? Please contact Denise Ruiz at 426-1588 ext. 126   druiz@stmm.org
 The Week Ahead  . . .

Saturday, January 9
High School Placement Make-Up Test  9:00 a.m.

Sunday, January 10
6:30 - 7:30 pm             Resonare Rehearsal - Independent Study Room

Monday, January 11
7:15 - 7:50 am Encore Rehearsal - Music Room
8:15 am Daily Mass - 3rd grade attends
3:00 - 4:00 pm
Reading Reinforcement - 1D

Spanish Club 6-8th grade - Art Room

Tuesday, January 12
7:15 - 7:45 am
Beginning Band - Drama Room

SuperNova Rehearsal - Music Room
8:15 am
Daily Mass - 4th grade attends
3:00 - 4:00 pm
Arts & Crafts - New Year Crafts -  2H

Jazz It Up - 1R

KinderPhonics - KL

Math Mania - 1st, 2nd, & Jr. High

3:00 - 4:15 pm
History Club - 7G
3:00-4:30 pm
Math Mania - 4th, 5th, & 6th grade

Ready, Set, Study - 3S

Wednesday, January 13
Early Dismissal at 1:15 pm
7:15 -7:50 am    Advanced Band - Drama Room
8:15 am
Daily Mass - 1st & 2nd grade attends
1:15 pm
Early Dismissal
1:30 - 2:30 pm    Chess Club - Library

Thursday, January 14
8:15 am   All School Mass - 1R planning - Sit with Buddies
3:00 - 4:00 pm   Jazz It Up - 1R

Math Mania - 1st, 2nd, & Jr. High

Reading Reinforcement - 1D

Tiny Techies - KI
3:00-4:30 pm   Pottery Wheel Class - Art Room

Rosary Club - grades 3-8 (Meeting Room A/B) 

Friday, January 15
Dine & Dash Luncheon hosted by our 3rd & 4th grade families

Looking Ahead  . . . Save the Dates!

 

January 13
Early Dismissal at 1:15 pm
Mustang Spirit Wear Day
January 15
Dine & Dash - Hosted by 3rd & 4th grade families
January 18
No School - Martin Luther King, Jr. 
January 19
Play Like a Champion Today - Coaches Training 
Monday, January 25
Last Free Dress Monday
January 25- 29
Catholic Schools Week
All School Mass with Parents & visit classrooms(9 - 10:30 am) - Thursday, January 28
January 30
Father- Daughter Dance - PAC
February 2 & 4
Muffins with Mom - before school
February 5
8th Grade Individual Graduation Pictures
February 9
Valentine's Day Classroom Parties
February 10
Ash Wednesday - Family Night
February 11
Parent-Teacher-Student Conference Day
February 12
Winter Break - No School
First Fish Fry of Lent
February 15
Winter Break - Possible Snow Make-Up Day
February 16
Incoming Kindergarten Screening Day - No School for Current Kindergartners
February 20
Mom Prom (Mother-Son Dance) - PAC